UT institutions earn top 5 spot in the world for U.S. patents granted

UT scientists and researchers are officially among the most innovative on the planet. They earned 187 USPTO patents last year, placing UT System No. 5 on the list of Top 100 universities worldwide granted U.S. patents. The list is issued annually by National Academy of Inventors...
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Amy Brito Delgado: Medical Physics is a Field That Mixes Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Medicine

Amy Brito Delgado grew up in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, 200 miles south of Tucson, Arizona. She was interested in science because she had a biology teacher who gave her the chance to do research at a young age. “Everyone wanted to be an astrophysicist like Carl Sagan, and I did...
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21 questions with GSBS Alum: Dr. Rugmani Iyer, Senior Scientist with Merck Research Laboratories

1) When did you first become interested in science? It was in my tenth grade I got interested in science. My first lab experiment was when I joined a research institute as a summer intern and the excitement I felt when I accomplished first successful experiment helped me make the...
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Dr. Randall Lanier, Alumnus and Current Chief Science Officer of Chimerix Speaks to Students

Alumnus Dr. Randall Lanier spoke about his experiences in drug development as the chief science officer of Chimerix on May 28 at the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy seminar. “Drug discovery is resource intensive in terms of time, human power, and money. You may go...
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